Counselling & Therapy Services
at Restore Balance
Therapy with Dr. Vera
Vera is a person first and a therapist second.
Dr. Vera’s no guff attitude means you’re going to get answers that are straight to the point. No beating around the bush, no sugar coating the situation. Dr. Vera’s goal is for you to feel the best you’ve ever felt about yourself. It’s that simple.
Do you have the courage? I say yes!
You’ve already shown it by making it this far. Together we can work towards achieving your goals big or small. Whatever it is, we’re here to listen and help. Review some of our services below, if any of them strikes a chord, let’s connect and chat in more detail.
Individual Psychological & Psychotherapy Services (in-person or secure video)
Our approach emphasizes taking the necessary steps to change your current situation and achieve your dreams. Our style is direct, person-directed, strengths-based and solution-focused. Our work is guided by cognitive-behavioural, humanistic, and holistic frameworks. Our interventions include CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Crisis/Suicide Intervention. We believe in choice, personal preference, and individualized approach to treatment and encourage our clients to communicate their preferences for treatment and actively seek their feedback.
Areas of practice include, but are not limited to:
Being a teenager is one of the most stressful periods of life as young people experience growth and change (physically, mentally, and socially) and yet they have fairly limited control over their lives. We can help teens with him coping skills and their families approaches to help their teen become their best.
Life, work, existing. Sometimes it can be hard. Lets help you find the balance in managing multiple and competing priorities so you enjoy your day to day.
If you or your loved one has been seriously hurt, an accident has left you frightened and/or worried, or you have been involved in a motor-vehicle accident or workplace incident – We can help you process the event, find coping strategies, and minimize its affects on your present and future. We can also direct bill WSIB and HCAI (your motor-vehicle insurance).
First responders and veterans are especially at risk for developing conditions like PTSD and mood disorders. These positions are incredibly demanding and we appreciate the sacrifices you make. If you suffer, we can help you regain control of your mental welling being Together we can develop a plan to help manage stress and enjoy day to day living.
It does not have to be a tug of rope, or prioritize one persons feelings. If you ask yourself “Should I stay or should I go?” then it might be worth chatting about resolution options and your next step.
If you are not happy with your relationship with substances (drugs or alcohol), then let us work together to address your concerns and create a plan.
Sometimes, through no fault of our own we are put into extraordinary situations that can have a negative long-lasting influence. It is important to understand and address the impact this can have so you can live your life, your way.
Have a heavy weight on your shoulders? Feel crippled in your day to day? Let’s develop an actionable plan that puts you in the drivers seat and back in control of your life.
Psychoeducational assessments aim to describe an individual’s learning profile (strengths and weaknesses) and psychological functioning. This includes an assessment of their cognitive (thinking) abilities and academic achievement. These assessments also evaluate emotional, social, and behavioural characteristics that can influence their functioning.
By Appointment Only:
5075 Yonge St., #402, Toronto
100 East St. S., Bobcaygeon
Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend appointments are available.